By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/03/2015 - 16:26
If there were ever any doubt about the contribution immigrants make to the country’s economy, this new study can fin
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 10:02
It’s no secret that today’s millennials are in a serious debt crisis, but it looks like Hispanic youth are coming out ahead of their peers!
According to a survey conducted by the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. the average millennial carries about $27,800 in debt. Their Hispanic peers, however, carry an average of $18,000.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 14:56
A new report proves that immigration reform could positively impact the U.S. economy.
According to a report conducted by the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (AS/COA), immigrants in the United States have proven to be a contributing factor in creating manufacturing jobs and increasing housing wealth.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/12/2013 - 10:30
Sad news from Puerto Rico.
According to the Huffington Post, the Caribbean island’s sinking economy has Puerto Ricans leaving the country in vast numbers. In 2011 alone, nearly 54,000 people, or 1.5 percent of the population, opted to leave the territory.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/02/2013 - 09:45
Over recent years, Americans have grown very pessimistic about the economy and their future. But based on a new study, Hispanics and blacks seem to have a more optimistic perspective.
According to NBC Latino, Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race. Whites are less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living.
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/30/2013 - 19:34
Think all Americans have been equally affected by the Recession? Think again...
A new report by the Urban Institute reveals that Americans are not all equally affected by the recession and that Blacks and Hispanics have been hit harder than whites.
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 17:00
Latinos may be the largest minority group enrolled in 2-year and 4-year colleges, according to a recent Pew Research Center study, but a new report highlights that Latino college graduates are having a hard time entering the workforce with high-earning positions.
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 14:30
One in six small business owners in the United States is an immigrant, according to a new report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. Immigrants make up 18 percent of all small business owners in the United States. Twenty years ago, immigrants made up only 12 percent of small business owners.
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/23/2012 - 10:12
Mitt Romney’s main campaign message is “Restore America,” specifically by growing the U.S. economy and creating jobs. He argues that he is the leader who can accomplish this goal because of his experience as a political and business leader. So how did this Republican presidential nominee hopeful do when he ran a state, an Olympics, and a company? Based on his record, could he be a better President than Barack Obama?
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/29/2011 - 16:30
We’re less than a year out from the 2012 Presidential Election, and Latinos are poised to determine who occupies the White House! Our growing segment of the electorate may register and vote in droves (we hope)—or, unhappy with President Barack Obama’s record on job creation and immigration reform, many may choose to sit the election out.